Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Rhode Island

Precipitation Rankings, August 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2018
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2017 1984
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1955
Jul–Aug 2018
2-Month
7.05"
(179.07mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2017 1907
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1927
Ties: 1914, 1960
Jun–Aug 2018
3-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2017 1949
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1922
May–Aug 2018
4-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2006
Apr–Aug 2018
5-Month
17.48"
(443.99mm)
18.13"
(460.50mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1999
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2006
Mar–Aug 2018
6-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
22.34"
(567.44mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2016 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Feb–Aug 2018
7-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
25.78"
(654.81mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Jan–Aug 2018
8-Month
34.45"
(875.03mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 1957
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2017–Aug 2018
9-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
33.88"
(860.55mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1944
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Nov 2017–Aug 2018
10-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
38.03"
(965.96mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2017 1944
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Oct 2017–Aug 2018
11-Month
47.39"
(1,203.71mm)
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
5.83"
(148.09mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2006
Sep 2017–Aug 2018
12-Month
50.55"
(1,283.97mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Mar 2017–Aug 2018
18-Month
76.40"
(1,940.56mm)
67.43"
(1,712.72mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1984
Sep 2016–Aug 2018
24-Month
99.37"
(2,524.00mm)
90.23"
(2,291.84mm)
9.14"
(232.16mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Sep 2015–Aug 2018
36-Month
140.65"
(3,572.51mm)
135.44"
(3,440.18mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1984
Sep 2014–Aug 2018
48-Month
182.15"
(4,626.61mm)
180.62"
(4,587.75mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2009
Sep 2013–Aug 2018
60-Month
225.20"
(5,720.08mm)
225.77"
(5,734.56mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/